Our mission is to provide programs and services that preserve dignity, health and independence for an aging population

Richard A. Henson Wellness Center

The Richard A. Henson Wellness Center gym is open!
The gym is operating at 50% capacity in accordance with Gov. Hogan's executive order on the reopening of fitness centers in Maryland, and for the safety of its members.

Hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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The Richard A. Henson Wellness Center offers a wide variety of programs and services targeted toward addressing the health concerns and needs of older persons. The center’s goal is to enable and to empower members to be physically active and to maintain and enhance their level of independence.

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Final Wellness Check workshop addresses nutrition

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Learn to prevent falls! Virtual Stepping On workshops offered

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Share Your Life Stories: Free storytelling events continue

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Find a COVID-19 vaccination clinic near you

Maryland is currently in COVID-19 vaccination Phase 1C. That includes: All licensed, registered and certified health care providers Front line hospital staff Nursing home residents and staff Individuals with intellectual…

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We are proud to serve senior citizens in Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties on the Lower Shore of Maryland.